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  1. Reasonable Doubts

    Reasonable Doubts (1991)


    Reasonable Doubts is a police drama broadcast in the United States by NBC that ran from 1991 to 1993.

  2. Laurent Clerc

    Laurent Clerc


    Louis Laurent Marie Clerc (26 December 1785 – 18 July 1869) was called "The Apostle of the Deaf in America" by generations of American deaf people. He was taught by Abbe Sicard, at the famous school for the Deaf in Paris, Institution Nationale des Sourds-Muets. With Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, he co-founded the first school for the deaf in North America, the Hartford Asylum for the Education and Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb on April 15, 1817 in the old Bennet's City Hotel, Hartford, Connecticut. The school was subsequently renamed the American School for the Deaf and in 1821 moved to its present site. The school remains the oldest existing school for the deaf in North America.

  3. Sound and Fury

    Sound and Fury (2000)


    Sound and Fury is a documentary film released in 2000 about two American families with young deaf children and their conflict over whether or not to give their children cochlear implants, surgically implanted devices that may improve their ability to hear but may threaten their deaf identity. The film was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

  4. Edward Miner Gallaudet

    Edward Miner Gallaudet

    American, Educator

  5. See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary

    See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary (2009)


    See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary is a 2009 documentary produced and directed by Hilari Scarl. It focuses on the lives of deaf artists Bob Hiltermann, TL Forsberg, CJ Jones, and Robert DeMayo.

  6. Amos Kendall

    Amos Kendall

    American politician

  7. Stand Tall

    Stand Tall (1997)


    Stand Tall is a 1997 documentary about bodybuilding in the same vein as Pumping Iron. The movie centers on Lou Ferrigno's battle with hearing loss and his rise to prominence on the world bodybuilding stage. Bodybuilding legends Joe Weider and Arnold Schwarzenegger also appear in the film, as well as notable bodybuilders like Robby Robinson.

  8. Language Says It All

    Language Says It All (1987)


    Language Says It All is a 1987 American short documentary film about deaf children and their caregivers, directed by Rhyena Halpern and produced by Halpern and Megan Williams. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.

  9. James C. Marsters

    James C. Marsters

    American, Inventor

  10. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet

    Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet


  11. John Flournoy

    John Flournoy


    John J. Flournoy (1800? – 1879), a graduate of the American School for the Deaf, is best remembered as an advocate for a deaf state.

  12. William Stokoe

    William Stokoe

    Scholar of American Sign Language

  13. I. King Jordan

    I. King Jordan

    President of Gallaudet University

  14. Elisabeth Zinser

    Elisabeth Zinser

    University President

  15. Lou Fant

    Lou Fant

    U.S. sign language educator

  16. Lake Windfall

    Lake Windfall (2013)


    Lake Windfall is a 2013 American post-apocalyptic movie written by Tony Nitko and Roger Vass Jr, and directed by Roger Vass Jr. The film was produced by Rustic Lantern Films, as subsidiary of Deaf Empowerment Awareness Foundation. The film focuses on the interaction between five friends who set off for a weekend of camping. It explores issues around Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing people. The primary language is American Sign Language with closed captioned subtitles throughout, though early stages of the movie contain dialog in voice, with subtitles.

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